Stock futures are flat after S&P has best day since March on strong earnings

US stock index futures were little changed during overnight trading on Thursday, after the S&P 500 posted its best day since March on stronger-than-expected earnings. Futures related to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 36 points. S&P 500 futures rose 0.11%, while Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.12%. During regular trading, the S&P 500 advanced 1.71%, … Read more

Depression in Early Life May Up Dementia Risk Later

Written by Stephen RheinbergHealthDay reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Happy young adults may be somewhat protected from dementia, but the opposite may also be true: If you’re a depressed young person, your odds of developing dementia go up, a new study suggests. “Overall, we found that the higher the symptoms of depression, … Read more

Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create Injection-Free Vaccine Patch

October 6, 2021 – Most vaccines are given by injection under the skin. But injections are not necessarily the most effective or efficient way to deliver the vaccine. Scientists have been experimenting with microneedle patches to deliver a painless vaccine to the outer layer of the skin using dozens of tiny needles covered with a … Read more

United Wholesale Mortgage ditches its plan to accept bitcoin, ethereum

It seems that US home buyers are not interested in paying their mortgages with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. United Wholesale Mortgage, which debuted in January with a Special Purpose Acquisition (SPAC) merger, began experimenting with crypto payments in August for the first time in the industry. But CEO Matt Ishbea told CNBC that after his testing, … Read more

AI Helps Rule Out Cancer in Women With Dense Breasts

Written by Kara MorrisHealthDay reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While mammograms have reduced deaths by detecting breast cancer when they are small and easier to treat, they are less effective for women with denser breasts. However, a new study finds that a complementary MRI scan could make a difference for these women, … Read more

U.S. Spends $1 Billion to Make More Home COVID Tests Available

October 6, 2021 — Finding a home COVID-19 test has been an impossible task for many lately, but that search will get easier soon, thanks to Monday’s FDA authorization of a new home test and today’s announcement that the federal government will spend another billion dollars to speed production of these tests. The White House … Read more

Which Cancer Treatment Is Best? Selecting the Right Tool for the Job

October 7, 2021 – For patients diagnosed with cancer that begins in a solid organ such as the lung, colon, breast, or prostate, oncologists want to determine the best treatment for each patient. To find out, oncologists must answer an important question: Has the cancer spread to other parts of the body? The process of … Read more

Los Angeles Passes Country’s Strictest Vaccine Mandate

Written by Robert Pridet and Robin FosterHealthDay reporter Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 (HealthDay News) — One of the most stringent coronavirus vaccines in the United States has been approved in Los Angeles. On Wednesday, 11-2 the city council voted in favor of a measure requiring proof of full vaccination of all customers and employees at … Read more

Instagram for Kids? Experts Call Delayed Plans a Smart Move

Oct 7, 2021 – How young is she on Instagram? Ever since news came out that Instagram was developing a platform for kids, the idea has been the subject of much debate. Instagram Kids is designed for kids ages 10 to 12 and will include parental controls, no ads, and other child safety features, according … Read more